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Halifax County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2021: 50,166 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 57,370 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,993
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,075
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,827
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,902 (it was 7,295 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 725 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Halifax County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.8%), Manufacturing (17.5%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Halifax County, NC (2021)
    • 24,62749.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 18,52137.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,6885.4%Two or more races
    • 1,6213.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5033.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3860.8%Asian alone
    • 950.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 720.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
North Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 24,292  (48.4%)
Females: 25,874  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Halifax County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $38,742 ($26,459 in 1999)
This county:

$38,742
North Carolina:

$61,972

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $515 (lower quartile is $328, upper quartile is $619)
This county:

$515
State:

$850


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $107,475 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Halifax:

$107,475
North Carolina:

$236,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,840 - $187,326
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,127
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 1,356

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 130
  • Thefts: 206
  • Auto thefts: 35

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 122
  • Auto thefts: 17
Halifax County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 57 buildings, average cost: $372,700
  • 2020: 46 buildings, average cost: $373,100
  • 2019: 47 buildings, average cost: $277,800
  • 2018: 32 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2017: 54 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $298,600
  • 2015: 47 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $265,900
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2008: 97 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2007: 144 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2006: 147 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2004: 126 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2003: 90 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2002: 101 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 94 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 1999: 95 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 77 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1997: 88 buildings, average cost: $95,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Halifax, NC residents
Average permit cost in Halifax, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,302 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $943 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Halifax, NC in 2021
Distribution of house value in Halifax, NC in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Halifax, NC in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 25.7%
Halifax County:

25.7%
North Carolina:

13.4%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.1% for American Indian residents, 39.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 43.0% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 44.1 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.3 years old, Black residents: 42.7 years old, American Indian residents: 42.8 years old, Asian residents: 42.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Halifax County is $454 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Roanoke Rapids, South Rosemary, Scotland Neck, Enfield, South Weldon, Weldon, Littleton, Hollister, Hobgood, Halifax.

Halifax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Creek (A), Bear Branch (B), Elk River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adair County, Oklahoma , Cheatham County, Tennessee , Izard County, Arkansas , Pickett County, Tennessee , Sullivan County, Tennessee , Yadkin County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Halifax, NC
County total employment by year in Halifax, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Halifax, NC

Current college students: 1,959
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,084 (42.7% naturalized citizens)

Halifax County:

2.2%
Whole state:

8.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3162010 or later
  • 2622000 to 2009
  • 3161990 to 1999
  • 1431980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.5%

Halifax County marital status for males Halifax County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,224
  • One, attached: 447
  • Two: 685
  • 3 or 4: 587
  • 5 to 9: 712
  • 10 to 19: 369
  • 20 to 49: 280
  • 50 or more: 129
  • Mobile homes: 5,825
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 88

Housing units in Halifax County with a mortgage: 6,162 (557 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 475 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 202

Here:

2.9% with mortgage
State:

96.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Halifax County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,22180
Mainline Protestant4,97630
Black Protestant3,83617
Catholic4582
Other3514
None28,849-
Halifax County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Halifax County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Halifax County:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Halifax County:

14.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Halifax County:

34.1%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Halifax County:

Average size of farms: 512 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $169,659
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $282.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $145,508
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $129,783
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.37%
Corn for grain: 4377 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4202 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 61933 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 14407 harvested acres
Vegetables: 485 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 39 acres

Earthquake activity:

Halifax County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from Halifax County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from Halifax County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1969: April 19, 2011, FEMA Id: 1969, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Halifax County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Halifax

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,541 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,588 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 308 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 124 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,514 (9.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Kenya (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Halifax County


  • American (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Halifax County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 1,001 people in state prisons
  • 337 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Halifax County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 1,016 people in state prisons
  • 468 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $47,140.

5.28% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($42,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
North Carolina average:

8.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($22,391 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($19,654 average AGI)
Halifax County:

2.00%
North Carolina average:

4.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Northampton County, NC  0.70% ($28,702 average AGI)
from Nash County, NC  0.44% ($38,513)
from Wake County, NC  0.33% ($50,596)
from Edgecombe County, NC  0.22% ($25,079)
from Warren County, NC  0.21% ($35,486)
from Pitt County, NC  0.17% ($28,300)
from Durham County, NC  0.13% ($102,682)


5.38% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($42,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
North Carolina average:

7.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.95% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($31,445 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($10,799 average AGI)
Halifax County:

1.43%
North Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Nash County, NC  0.64% ($47,423 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.62% ($31,888)
to Wake County, NC  0.52% ($41,888)
to Edgecombe County, NC  0.36% ($33,921)
to Warren County, NC  0.34% ($46,310)
to Pitt County, NC  0.21% ($35,306)
to Guilford County, NC  0.14% ($29,880)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Halifax County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Halifax County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Halifax County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Halifax County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Halifax County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Halifax County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Halifax County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,353 (8,690 aged, 3,663 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,865 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Halifax County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (921)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (859)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (836)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (551)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (437)
  • Unspecified dementia (357)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (306)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (215)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (201)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,553
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 371
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70,182

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,298
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,150
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 66.2
  • Other - 45.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 76.4
  • Other - 48.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,166
  • Male householders: 8,470 (2,706 living alone), Female householders: 12,363 (4,008 living alone)
  • 7,876 spouses (7,830 opposite-sex spouses), 1,567 unmarried partners, (1,530 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 14,168 children (13,365 natural, 287 adopted, 518 stepchildren), 2,326 grandchildren, 487 brothers or sisters, 453 parents, 0 foster children, 790 other relatives, 758 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,047

Size of family households: 6,602 2-persons, 3,337 3-persons, 1,918 4-persons, 767 5-persons, 331 6-persons, 137 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,714 1-person, 884 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 19 6-persons.

3,512 married couples with children.
4,907 single-parent households (520 men, 4,387 women).

96.4% of residents of Halifax speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $445,982,000 ($7,959 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $176,978,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,700,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,612,000
Federal grants: $153,825,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,056,000 ($1,643,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,811,000 ($402,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,293,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,868,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,593,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,122
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,440
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +155
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,122
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Halifax County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.53 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • 672020 or later
  • 1,2322010 to 2019
  • 2,4372000 to 2009
  • 4,7341990 to 1999
  • 3,6941980 to 1989
  • 2,9161970 to 1979
  • 2,6751960 to 1969
  • 2,6931950 to 1959
  • 1,8711940 to 1949
  • 2,2051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • 931 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 573 rooms
  • 1,2114 rooms
  • 3,8455 rooms
  • 2,9786 rooms
  • 2,1747 rooms
  • 1,4898 rooms
  • 1,2659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • 941 room
  • 2802 rooms
  • 8743 rooms
  • 2,4224 rooms
  • 1,9305 rooms
  • 1,0436 rooms
  • 3287 rooms
  • 1238 rooms
  • 3399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • 112no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 2,3722 bedrooms
  • 8,2953 bedrooms
  • 2,0604 bedrooms
  • 2035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halifax County, North Carolina
  • 110no bedroom
  • 1,1621 bedroom
  • 2,8032 bedrooms
  • 2,9013 bedrooms
  • 4564 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Halifax County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Halifax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Halifax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 601no vehicle
  • 3,6951 vehicle
  • 4,3522 vehicles
  • 2,6403 vehicles
  • 1,2344 vehicles
  • 7485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Halifax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Halifax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,511no vehicle
  • 3,6181 vehicle
  • 1,5272 vehicles
  • 5463 vehicles
  • 2344 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles

91.7% of Halifax County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in North Carolina.

Halifax County:

91.7%
State average:

85.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 38,244
  • Other state: 10,102
  • Northeast: 2,200
  • Midwest: 898
  • South: 5,912
  • West: 1,089
Year householders moved into unit in Halifax County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Halifax County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 20.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.6%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.9%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 522
Here:

11.3%
North Carolina:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 458
Here:

17.7%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

12.6%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Halifax County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,846,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $330,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,196,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,106,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,017,000
    Hospital Public: $2,588,000
    Hospital Public: $2,195,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,962,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,344,000
    Other: $1,178,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,067,000
    Higher Education - Other: $690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $608,000
    Higher Education - Other: $511,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $308,000
    Other: $273,000
    Sewerage: $249,000
    Sewerage: $192,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $175,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $112,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $76,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,406,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,244,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,257,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,464,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,965,000
    Other Higher Education: $13,363,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,737,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,618,000
    Health - Other: $11,387,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,049,000
    Health - Other: $10,978,000
    Police Protection: $6,976,000
    Police Protection: $6,703,000
    General - Other: $5,456,000
    General - Other: $5,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,709,000
    Water Utilities: $4,274,000
    Water Utilities: $3,817,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,485,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,580,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,312,000
    Financial Administration: $2,158,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,764,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,686,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $718,000
    General Public Buildings: $694,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Libraries: $604,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $375,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,294,000
    Education: $1,303,000
    Other: $85,000
    Other: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,333,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,982,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $604,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $583,000
    Other - Health - Other: $23,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,786,000
    Police Protection: $385,000
    Public Welfare: $215,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,540,000
    Education: $1,346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,548,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,504,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,440,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,087,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,612,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,993,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,064,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $475,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,181,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,378,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $250,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Interest Earnings: $130,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $264,000
    Health - Other: $239,000
    Police Protection: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000
    Other Higher Education: $171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $82,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Water Utilities: $62,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,802,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,685,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,844,000
    Water Utilities: $5,606,000
    Liquor Stores: $5,276,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,057,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,612,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $67,408,000
    Education: $66,661,000
    Public Welfare: $10,792,000
    Public Welfare: $9,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,380,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,161,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $347,000
    Transit Utilities: $209,000
    Transit Utilities: $191,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,504,000
    Property: $32,430,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,678,000
    Other: $1,039,000
    Other: $936,000
    Other Selective Sales: $919,000
    Other Selective Sales: $829,000
    Other License: $606,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $289,000
    Other License: $93,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,452,000
    : $42,978,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $747,000

Halifax County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,846,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $330,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,196,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,106,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,017,000
    Hospital Public: $2,588,000
    Hospital Public: $2,195,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,962,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,344,000
    Other: $1,178,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,067,000
    Higher Education - Other: $690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $608,000
    Higher Education - Other: $511,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $308,000
    Other: $273,000
    Sewerage: $249,000
    Sewerage: $192,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $175,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $112,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $76,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,406,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,244,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,257,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,464,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,965,000
    Other Higher Education: $13,363,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,737,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,618,000
    Health - Other: $11,387,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,049,000
    Health - Other: $10,978,000
    Police Protection: $6,976,000
    Police Protection: $6,703,000
    General - Other: $5,456,000
    General - Other: $5,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,709,000
    Water Utilities: $4,274,000
    Water Utilities: $3,817,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,485,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,580,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,312,000
    Financial Administration: $2,158,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,764,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,686,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $718,000
    General Public Buildings: $694,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Libraries: $604,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $375,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,294,000
    Education: $1,303,000
    Other: $85,000
    Other: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,333,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,982,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $604,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $583,000
    Other - Health - Other: $23,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,786,000
    Police Protection: $385,000
    Public Welfare: $215,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,540,000
    Education: $1,346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,548,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,504,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,440,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,087,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,612,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,993,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,064,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $475,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,181,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,378,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $250,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Interest Earnings: $130,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $264,000
    Health - Other: $239,000
    Police Protection: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000
    Other Higher Education: $171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $82,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Water Utilities: $62,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,802,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,685,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,844,000
    Water Utilities: $5,606,000
    Liquor Stores: $5,276,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,057,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,612,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $67,408,000
    Education: $66,661,000
    Public Welfare: $10,792,000
    Public Welfare: $9,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,380,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,161,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $347,000
    Transit Utilities: $209,000
    Transit Utilities: $191,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,504,000
    Property: $32,430,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,678,000
    Other: $1,039,000
    Other: $936,000
    Other Selective Sales: $919,000
    Other Selective Sales: $829,000
    Other License: $606,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $289,000
    Other License: $93,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,452,000
    : $42,978,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $747,000

Halifax County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,846,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $330,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,196,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,106,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,017,000
    Hospital Public: $2,588,000
    Hospital Public: $2,195,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,962,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,344,000
    Other: $1,178,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,067,000
    Higher Education - Other: $690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $608,000
    Higher Education - Other: $511,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $308,000
    Other: $273,000
    Sewerage: $249,000
    Sewerage: $192,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $175,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $112,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $76,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,406,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,244,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,257,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,464,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,965,000
    Other Higher Education: $13,363,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,737,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,618,000
    Health - Other: $11,387,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,049,000
    Health - Other: $10,978,000
    Police Protection: $6,976,000
    Police Protection: $6,703,000
    General - Other: $5,456,000
    General - Other: $5,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,709,000
    Water Utilities: $4,274,000
    Water Utilities: $3,817,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,485,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,580,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,312,000
    Financial Administration: $2,158,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,764,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,686,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $718,000
    General Public Buildings: $694,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Libraries: $604,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $375,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,294,000
    Education: $1,303,000
    Other: $85,000
    Other: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,333,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,982,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $604,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $583,000
    Other - Health - Other: $23,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,786,000
    Police Protection: $385,000
    Public Welfare: $215,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,540,000
    Education: $1,346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,548,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,504,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,440,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,087,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,612,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,993,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,064,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $475,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,181,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,378,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $250,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Interest Earnings: $130,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $264,000
    Health - Other: $239,000
    Police Protection: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000
    Other Higher Education: $171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $82,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Water Utilities: $62,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,802,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,685,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,844,000
    Water Utilities: $5,606,000
    Liquor Stores: $5,276,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,057,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,612,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $67,408,000
    Education: $66,661,000
    Public Welfare: $10,792,000
    Public Welfare: $9,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,380,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,161,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $347,000
    Transit Utilities: $209,000
    Transit Utilities: $191,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,504,000
    Property: $32,430,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,678,000
    Other: $1,039,000
    Other: $936,000
    Other Selective Sales: $919,000
    Other Selective Sales: $829,000
    Other License: $606,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $289,000
    Other License: $93,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,452,000
    : $42,978,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $747,000

Halifax County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,846,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $330,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,196,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,106,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,017,000
    Hospital Public: $2,588,000
    Hospital Public: $2,195,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,962,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,344,000
    Other: $1,178,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,067,000
    Higher Education - Other: $690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $608,000
    Higher Education - Other: $511,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $308,000
    Other: $273,000
    Sewerage: $249,000
    Sewerage: $192,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $175,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $112,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $76,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,406,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,244,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,257,000
    Other Higher Education: $230,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,464,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,965,000
    Other Higher Education: $13,363,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,737,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,618,000
    Health - Other: $11,387,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,049,000
    Health - Other: $10,978,000
    Police Protection: $6,976,000
    Police Protection: $6,703,000
    General - Other: $5,456,000
    General - Other: $5,001,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,709,000
    Water Utilities: $4,274,000
    Water Utilities: $3,817,000
    Liquor Stores: $3,731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,720,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,485,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,580,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,544,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,312,000
    Financial Administration: $2,158,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,764,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,686,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $718,000
    General Public Buildings: $694,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Libraries: $604,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $375,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $262,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,294,000
    Education: $1,303,000
    Other: $85,000
    Other: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,333,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,982,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $604,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $583,000
    Other - Health - Other: $23,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,786,000
    Police Protection: $385,000
    Public Welfare: $215,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,540,000
    Education: $1,346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,548,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,504,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,440,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,087,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,612,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,993,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,064,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $475,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,181,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,378,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $250,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Interest Earnings: $130,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $264,000
    Health - Other: $239,000
    Police Protection: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000
    Other Higher Education: $171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $82,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Water Utilities: $62,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,802,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,685,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,844,000
    Water Utilities: $5,606,000
    Liquor Stores: $5,276,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,057,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,612,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $67,408,000
    Education: $66,661,000
    Public Welfare: $10,792,000
    Public Welfare: $9,118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,380,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,161,000
    Other: $1,680,000
    Other: $1,514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $495,000
    General Local Government Support: $347,000
    Transit Utilities: $209,000
    Transit Utilities: $191,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,504,000
    Property: $32,430,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,678,000
    Other: $1,039,000
    Other: $936,000
    Other Selective Sales: $919,000
    Other Selective Sales: $829,000
    Other License: $606,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $289,000
    Other License: $93,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,452,000
    : $42,978,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $747,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,255
  • Number of aged recipients: 457
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,798
  • Number of recipients under 18: 597
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,523
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,935
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,781
Most common first names in Halifax County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James67969.0 years
William58071.9 years
Mary53377.2 years
John48572.5 years
Robert34070.0 years
Willie25772.6 years
George25173.4 years
Annie24179.3 years
Joseph20370.6 years
Charlie17673.4 years
Most common last names in Halifax County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams37571.3 years
Johnson34372.4 years
Jones31674.2 years
Smith30974.3 years
Davis22770.6 years
Harris21674.6 years
Alston20372.2 years
Brown20172.8 years
Whitaker16870.1 years
Taylor16171.7 years
Businesses in Halifax County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Nissan1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway7
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hardee's5True Value1
Hilton2U-Haul6
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
Honda1UPS5
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Waffle House2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"